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Basic Scone Recipe

A basic scone recipe submitted by Valerie Coleman. (makes 10 scones)
You will need the following ingredients:
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 x egg
  • 3/4 cup of milk

Heat your oven to 400º F (200º C). Mix together flour, salt & baking powder. Add in the butter until your mixture is crumbly. Whip milk & egg and add to mixture. Stir until a soft dough ball is created.
Knead gently on a lightly floured board, turning a few times. Split dough in half and pat or roll out dough to one half-inch thick circles. Slice into wedges or use a shaped cutter. Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake for approx 15 minutes or until golden brown.